Accident Boeing XC-97 43-27472,
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Date:Thursday 22 May 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic C97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing XC-97
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-27472
MSN: 8483
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:8 km E of Dayton-Wright Patterson AFB, OH (FFO) -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Dayton-Wright Patterson AFB, OH (FFO/KFFO)
The XC-97 came down in a wheat stubble field and burst into flames.


Prescott Evening Courier - May 22, 1947
USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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